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NC: Got PE? We want to know!

April 26, 2018
I don’t know about you, but I can tell when my kids haven’t had enough physical activity during the school day. It shows up in ways like bouncing off the walls because they have energy to burn, difficulty focusing because they haven’t moved enough, or being cranky or tired because they had to try...
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I'm a mom who says NO to slashing Medicaid!

April 17, 2018
Tax day is a good time to revisit the many ways in which the GOP tax scam and Trump's policies will hurt families like mine. I delivered this speech on behalf of Little Lobbyists at a Tax March rally in February with Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Congressional representatives and civil rights...
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#RisersRadio this Week: #EqualityNow!

April 16, 2018
On the #RADIO show this week, we cover Black Maternal Health Awareness Week; Equal Pay Day; Trump’s #TaxScam and how corporations are benefiting from the Trump tax plan; and the impact of social media, including Facebook, on democracy. *Special guests include: Elizabeth Dawes, Black Mamas Matter...
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President Trump’s Executive Order Focuses on Reducing Poverty but Many Administration Policies Run Counter to that Goal

April 13, 2018
Written by Joan Alker , Executive Director of the Center for Children and Families The President issued an executive order yesterday titled “Reducing Poverty in America by Promoting Opportunity and Economic Mobility”. It requires the Secretaries of Treasury, Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, HHS, HUD,...
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Public Charge FAQs

April 8, 2018
Public Charge FAQs This FAQ does not replace the advice of a qualified lawyer. You should contact a lawyer if you have questions about your particular situation. This information was prepared in partnership of MomsRising with T he Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future campaign, co-...
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SNAP & Medicaid are under attack. Sign our letter and support families!

April 9, 2018
GOP leaders in the U.S. Congress want to pass unnecessary, harmful, and overly restrictive work requirement in order to access SNAP, which boosts our families and economy. Sign our letter NOW telling Congress "hands off SNAP!"
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Speak out to protect Medicaid for Michigan families!

April 4, 2018
I have to tell you, I’m pretty fired up right now and as a fellow Michigander you should be too! Why? There is a bill moving through the Michigan State Senate right now that has the potential to take away the health care of millions of Michiganders . Medicaid is a proven program that lifts up our...
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How Midwifery Can Help Improve Maternal Mortality Rates

April 4, 2018
Check out MomsRising's Anayah Rose , certified nurse-midwife talk to correspondent Jacque Reid of Tom Joyner Radio for this "Inside Her Story" program about how midwifery can help improve maternal mortality rates for Black mothers.
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How to Fill the Rest of 2018

March 29, 2018
Congressional leaders are mulling what to do for the rest of the year. We have a list of ideas for them, but we want to hear from you.
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VIDEO: Charlie and Rebecca Wood Share Their Story on Why Medicaid Matters So Much to Medically Fragile Children

March 29, 2018
I met Charlie and Rebecca Wood of Virginia recently. We were able to help them create a short video to explain how important Medicaid is to Charlie and her family. I wrote about some amazing families like the Woods last summer and our colleague Marta Conner wrote about her daughter and the...
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